Drive Down To These Cute Cafes On ECR For Brekkie Scenes Over Weekends

Shruti posted on 05 October

What’s the best way to start the day? A perfect breakfast, of course. Waffles, pancakes, hash browns, sausages and scrambled eggs? Yum, yum, yum! Add a road trip to the mix and you’re set. Check out these cafes on ECR for breakfast with a great vibe or view. And if you’re coming from areas like T Nagar and Nungambakkam, grab the squad and make the drive more worthwhile.

Tryst Café

For baked breads and a garden view, drop by this charming café in Neelankarai. Choose to sit outside if the weather is kind, or inside where they even have shelves full of books to browse through. Tuck into their croissant sandwiches — Jalapeno, Egg & Cheese or Tuna. You can even get a side of French fries. There’s also Hash Browns, French Toast with maple syrup and omelettes with olives and feta cheese to choose from.

Cafes

4/359, Gatsby Village, East Coast Road, Neelankarai, Chennai

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Gossip Fusion Bistro

This cosy little café with bright yellow sofas and blue walls is a popular joint and known for its Sunday breakfast spread.  For just INR 450, you can choose from a fusion buffet — eggs to order, roast chicken, sausages, hash brown, waffles, pancakes and cinnamon rolls. Yum! Also if you’re a hardcore dosa lover, fret not. They have South Indian favourites like idiyappam, pongal, idli, chutney and fitler kaapi too, all part of the spread! Just book in advance because Sundays are usually packed.

Casual Dining

New 141, Old 191, Opp. HP Fuel Station, East Coast Road, Uthandi, Kanathur, Chennai

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Waffles Thru The Day

Waffles, waffles everywhere! From simple buttermilk waffles with dusted sugar and whipped cream to savoury waffles with BBQ chicken and jalapenos, this place does it all! So if waffles are your go-to comfort food, what better way to start the day, eh? They even have a special breakfast combo – unlimited waffles, sausages, hash brown and sauteed mushrooms for INR 425 +tax.

Dessert Parlours

18, 5th Cross Street, Indra Nagar, Adyar, Chennai

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Surf Turf

A surf school with an open-air café that overlooks the ocean. Just gorgeous! You can even stay over here for the night. The rooms operate as a B&B, and you can take a surf lesson, try kayaking and more. They have English breakfast options for vegetarians and vegans too. Non-vegetarians, don’t miss The Madras Breakfast for INR 150 — butter on toast, grilled tomatoes, potato rosti, sausages and eggs with fresh juice. Simple and yum. Know more about them here.

Classes & Workshops

Plot 10, Pearl Beach, Ansari Nagar, Distt. Kanchipuram, Kovalam, Tamil Nadu

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The Farm

A wholesome, organic breakfast quite literally on a farm? Yes, please! Freshly churned butter on pancakes and fluffy omelettes with fresh mozzarella cheese is all you need for the perfect wake up call on before you hit the new year. They even have a store where you can buy fresh fruits, bread, and even chutney podi. Try the Farm Experience Walk through the property, visiting the poultry and dairy farms, vegetable gardens, lakes, and even a eucalyptus plantation. Check them out here.

Casual Dining

1/277, Semmancherry Village, Old Mahabalipuram Road, Semmancheri, Chennai

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Sitcom

Known for their adventurous menus, the peeps at Sitcom sure know how to make food more exciting. The place resembles a US diner, but with popular TV show posters all around and a screen that actually plays these shows (it is named Sitcom after all). They have an all-day breakfast menu and if you have a sweet tooth, you’ll love it! Waffles, pancakes and French Toast with flavours like Nutella & Banana, and Strawberry Cheesecake. Oh yeah! And you get cut fruits and a drink (latte or cappuccino) along with it. There’s also eggs to order — try the spicy sausage omelette if you like it hot.

Cafes

145, East Coast Road, Neelankarai, Chennai

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